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GPS’s Take 5

GPS’s Take 5

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 21, 2019

For over 25 years, the Glenbard Parent Series, or GPS has been hosting events for students and their parents. These 50 events a year focus on helping parents understand the student experience, the effects of social media, suicide-prevention, and the extra pressure on young women. Any parent and the...

Gratitude day 2019

Gratitude day 2019

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 20, 2019

 On Wednesday, November 20 , Glenbard South had Glenbard Gratitude Day in the commons. Man students attended the event. Gratitude day was sponsored by the ACTS committee, Advocating Character Through Service. The event was also sponsored by Link Crew, SFS, Key Club, PBIS, and many others.  The notes...

You’re In “Jeopardy,” But Not the Game Show!

CD Menard, News Writer

November 19, 2019

Americans have always taken their privacy very seriously.  It is a substantial principal of our democracy, evidenced even in our founding documents, protecting us from unreasonable search and seizure.  It has been made abundantly evident, that in the common era, big tech companies have been on the...

Ed Posh Scholarship

Ed Posh Scholarship

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 15, 2019

Attention Seniors! The local Ed Posh Scholarship has opened its application for this school year. The scholarship is awarded to four students who hold connections to the Village Links, living in Glen Ellyn or attending school in Glen Ellyn. The awarded students will receive $4,000 per year, $16,000 over f...

Chicago teacher strike

Chicago teacher strike

Tyler Meeks, News Editor

November 15, 2019

    After a strike lasting for well over eleven days, Chicago public school teachers returned to the classroom on Friday, November 1st. After picketing day and night and through snow and rain, union leaders and city officials finally came to an agreeable deal, making sure that teachers’ pay would be r...

Facebook Vs Congress

Facebook Vs Congress

Fatima Imam, News Writer

November 14, 2019

  Ever since it was first created, Facebook has grown to be an extensive platform for socializing, communicating and advertising. However, there have been few regulations present to limit anyone from invading others' privacy or advertising illegitimate ideas. This is why when complaints that inform...

Raider thrift store

Raider thrift store

Aisha Sudhir, News Writer/Cartoonist

November 2, 2019

On November 2nd, the Principal's advisory board had a fundraiser. The event was the raider thrift store, which ran from 9 a.m to 3 p.m in the commons. This event was open to the community, all clothes donated by glenbard students. There was a $1 entrance fee plus all clothes cost under $5. All profits will...

Just One Bite Will Do It

CD Menard, News Writer

October 28, 2019

If one has paid attention to the news these days, one likely has heard about a disturbingly high spike in occurrences of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the United States.  EEE, an arbovirus, is a virus spread by mosquitos or arthropods. “It is the highest case fatality of all of the arboviru...

New support staff

New support staff

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

October 17, 2019

Glenbard South has gained many new support staff. The students and staff greatly appreciate all the hard work the support staff does. The support staff are responsible for food service, maintenance, and security. ...

Status of the Democratic Candidacy

Tyler Meeks, News Editor

October 17, 2019

The Democratic Party is currently involved in a neck-to-neck race to nominate a candidate to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 General Election.  According to recent surveys, the top three candidates - Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, have been polling each around 25%, with ...

Why So Many Hurricanes?

Fatima Imam, News Writer

October 17, 2019

Hurricanes, flash floods, tropical storms, and catastrophic rainfall have been words that have been in the news all too often, especially in recent years. There has been a surge in not just the number of hurricanes, but also in the intensity with which they have made landfall. Scientists have found various r...

Neon day

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

September 29, 2019

Homecoming Spirit Week has officially ended! On September 27th, students dressed in neon colors to celebrate a fantastic week. The day continued with the school Pep Rally, where students and teachers showed their Raider pride and enjoyed performances from the Seniors, Dance Team and Cheer Team. The ...

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